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.c.? you have politicians bragsing about not -- bragging about not understanding technology and then voting on technology laws. you had the former federal trade commissioner say at this conference -- it was an antitrust class i once audited -- say that government agencies sue companies sometimes for all the wrong reasons. if silicon valley does something stupid, it's maybe self-correcting, but should we be more worried about washington, d.c.? >> should we be more worried about washington, d.c. than silicon valley? i think we should be worried about them for opposite reasons. the smartest people in america go to silicon valley. the most brilliant people in america whether it's mark zuckerberg or reid hoffman, they're brilliant, they're the best educated people. hoffman was at stanford, zuckerberg was at harvard, the elite now goes into the internet. that's where the smart kids go. so they're driving policy. the problem with america is given itself anti-political -- given its anti-political culture, the smartest people don't go into politics. and that process is come pounded -- compounded mor
and outside. all of us have thoughts and suggestions to offer and some have technological expertise to land or policy expertise as well but it doesn't have to be done internally and it's terrifying when the government says we are here to help you. we are from the transparency community. we are here to help house well. with that i would like to thank all of the panelists. i would like to thank representative fisa and -- issa and quigly. please visit transparentycaucess for the next event and thank you all so much. [applause] i want to raise an issue that has been for two or three weeks specifically on the national security terms. you already are the oldest president in history and some of your staff say you were tired after your most recent encounter with mr. mondale. i recall president kennedy had to go days on end with bear minimum sleep during the cuban missile crisis. is there any doubt in your mind you would be able to function in such circumstances? >> not at all. i want you to know also that i will not make age an issue of this campaign. i am not going to exploit for political purpose
you talk about new developing technologies. it is a challenge for solar, particularly because i.t. is very expensive, if you don't have the government grants and support like they have in europe to encourage people to put those on their homes, you will not get the volume necessary to bring down the costs and make the tens of thousands of dollars of investment -- takes a long time to pay that off and will be hard for our consumer business to do that. host: these are the some sectors of manufacturing. first is new orders of machinery. what kinds of machinery are talking about? -- are we talking about? guest: anything from bulldozers to machines that make the semiconductors. it is a wide range of machinery. it is a big part of the classification manual for products. things like materials handling equipment, conveyors, stacking machinery, those types of things. host: when we look at this, it is getting to recession levels? guest: it has exceeded pre recessionary levels. back in june, aided $33.3 billion. as we discussed earlier, things are dipping a little bit in the last couple of
to the generosity and underwriting support of united technologies. it is a very diversified country comprised of several well-known brands and to many of you. utc has been a wonderful partner with national journal. this is a charlie cook again this year. we conducted a poll while congress was in session and the information here. as readers, you can be informed via utc. i want to say thank you to the entire team at utc for partnering with us on this event and the congressional connection poll. greg ward needs all the government and state affairs for utc. he is well known in washington and will respected and very well liked. please welcome mr. ward. [applause] >> thank you for the introduction. but a wonderful introduction. something must have happened last night. i think it is probably the nats coming in for a place. anyway, this will be a great session this morning. we have had a long affiliation with thcharlie. it is always a great event to participate in. a looks like we might have a presidential race here. i know everyone is looking forward to hearing from charlie. with that, i will handed
't afford to gut our investments in education or clean energy or research and technology. we can't afford to roll back regulations on wall street banks or oil companies or insurance companies. that is not a jobs plan. it's not a plan to grow our economy. it's sure not a plan to strengthen our middle class. we have been there, we have tried that. we're not going back, we are moving forward. we have got a different view about how we create jobs and prosperity in this country. this country doesn't just succeed when just a few are doing well at the top. it succeeds when the middle class gets bigger. our economy doesn't grow from the top down, it grows from the middle out. we don't believe that anybody is entitled to success in this country, but we do believe in opportunity. we believe in a country where hard work pays off and responsibility is rewarded and everybody is getting a fair shot and everybody is doing their fair share and everybody is playing by the same rules. that's the country we believe in, that's what we've been fighting for for the last four years, that's what we are going to
that google will not continue to face lots of competitive rivalry from innovations in search technology. i will say a few words about the doctrine. the unicorn of antitrust law. everybody thinks they know it looks like a no one has actually seen one in the class. the idea is that there is some facility that is hard to duplicate. the owner of the facility is excluding competitors from using its and there are a few other elements to the test. in a case of internet search, the asserted facility is placed on google's page. but there's only limited amount of space that can come up on the page. so it is not possible that every competitor that thinks it is essential to be on the page can be accommodated. it is not clear how such a remedy would be feasible even if he thought it was necessary to do this in order to improve competition to benefit consumers. the u.s. courts have been very reluctant to buy into the essential facilities theory. the supreme court has said it has never endorsed the idea. it is very unlikely that an antitrust claim against google would ever succeed in court. i think i bet
to make sure we maintain our technological lead and our people are skilled and are able to succeed. and hard-pressed states right now cannot all do that. we've seen layoffs of hundreds of thousands of teachers over the last several years, and governor romney doesn't need more teachers. i do. i think that is the kind of and is and where the federal government can help. -- kind of investment where the federal government can help. it cannot do it all, but it will make a difference. that will create jobs because companies want to locate in places where we've got a skilled workforce. >> 2 minutes, governor, on the role of government. >> first, i love great schools. massachusetts, our schools are ranked number one of all 50 states. the key to great schools, great teachers. i reject the idea that i don't believe in great teachers or more teachers. every school district in every state should make their decision on their own. the role of government -- look behind us. the constitution and the declaration of independence. the role of government is about to protect the principles of those docu
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maintain our technological lead and our people are skilled and able to succeed. and hard-pressed states right now can't all do that. in fact, we've seen layoffs of hundreds of thousands of teachers over the last several years. and governor romney doesn't think we need more teachers. i do. because i think that that is the kind of investment where the federal government can help. it can't do it all. but it can make a difference. and as a consequence we'll have a better-trained workforce and that will create jobs because companies want to locate in places where we've got a skilled workforce. >> two minutes, governor, on the role of government. your view. >> well, first, i love great schools. massachusetts our schools are ranked number one of all 50 states. and the key to great schools, great teachers. so i reject the idea that i don't believe in great teachers or more teachers. every school district, every state should make that decision on their own. the role of government. look behind us. the constitution and the declaration of independence. the role of government is to promote and prote
information to his native country. he's accused of shipping them from houston, texas to russia. the technology includes items used in radar system, missile guidance systems and detonation triggers. russia denying spy agencies were involved. >>> 15 artists vying for a spot no the rock'n'roll hall of fame. ♪ >> public enemy among the nurse time nominees eligible. artists must have released their work at least 25 years before appearing on the ballot. for the first time this year action fans can vote on-line, boosting their favorite group's chances of making the cut. the winners will be revealed in december. >> steve: straight month, last month 90% of major u.s. cities saw their unemployment rates drop. but that's not necessarily a good thing, believe it or not, according to that guy walking in to studio e. >> brian: who is that? >> steve: stuart varney. >> brian: then we all know about the chicken who crossed the road, right? but an emu? >> steve: tastes like chicken. >> brian: wait 'til you hear what he was looking for. you tasted one? >> steve: i've had ostrich 0t[h7 overmany discounts to th
. or clean energy. or research. and technology. we can't afford to roll back regulations on wall street banks or oil companies or insurance companies. that is not a jobs plan. it's not a plan to grow our economy. it's sure not a plan to strengthen our middle class. we have been there. we have tried that. we're not going back. we are moving forward. we've got a different view about how we create jobs and prosperity in this country. [applause] this country doesn't just succeed when just a few are doing well at the top. succeed is when the middle lass gets bigger. our economy doesn't grow from the top down. it grows from the middle out. we don't -- we don't believe that anybody's entitled to success in in country. but we do believe in opportunity. we believe in a country where hard work pays off. and responsibility is rewarded. and everybody's getting a fair shot. and everybody's doing their fair share. and everybody's playing by the same rules. that's the country we believe in. that's what we've been fighting for for the last four years. that's what we are going to put in place in the next four
the mission of c-span radio grown in 15 years? guest: it has changed as technology has changed. when we first went on the air in 1997, suspend a radio was available on 90.1 fm here in washington, d.c., and shortly thereafter we became available on satellite radio. as the years went on, smartphones were invented, and those apps were invented. we are now available on the android phone, the iphone, and blackberry as well. host: nancy calo, c-span radio, thank you. we will be right back. >> this government has promised and maintained the closest surveillance of the military buildup from the soviets on the island of cuba. within the last week unmistakable evidence has established the fact that a series of offensive missile sites is now in preparation on that imprisoned island. the purpose of these bases can be none other than to provide a nuclear strike capability against the western hemisphere. >> do you, ambassador, denied that the u.s.s.r. has faced and is facing is committed missiles in europe -- in cuba? yes or no care do not wait for the translation. >> historians, scholars and journalists o
nuclear weapons in the former soviet union but on the new imaging technology that enables us to detect breast cancer center and saving countless women's lives because he did that. [cheering and applause] it gets better. all this time since he was a little boy, and his siblings were making a living as farmworkers. he wanted to be an restaurant. he was turned down not once not twice, but 11 times on the twelfth try they said yes. he's been to outer space. the international space station. [cheering and applause] i think the democratic party, if you listen to shelly's story, steven's story, if you hear the story about coming here from the south, if you listen to harry reid's search light story, if you think about all these people, we all just started as people. and we got in to politics because we thought the purpose of politics was to make it possible for people to pursue their own dreams. [cheering and applause] because we know that the most successful societies on earth today are not the ones which pit government against business. we're working together to do what each does best to empo
a technological lead and people are skilled and able to succeed. hard-pressed states right now cannot do that. we have seen layoffs of hundreds of thousands of teachers over the last several years. gov. romney does not think we need more teachers, i do. i think that is the kind of investment or the federal government can help. it can make a difference. as a consequence we will have a better trained work force, and that will create jobs because companies want to locate in places where there is a skilled workforce. >> i love great schools. massachusetts, our schools are ranked no. one of 50 states. the key to grade schools, is great teachers. i reject the idea i do not believe in great teachers. every state should make that decision on their own. the role of government -- look behind us. the constitution and the declaration of independence. is to promote and protect the principles of those documents first. life and liberty -- we have a responsibility to protect the lives of people. i do not believe in cutting the military. i want to maintain the strength of the military. the line that says we are e
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